LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of AT&T's* continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Kentucky, AT&T and representatives from the City of Jeffersontown and the Jeffersontown Chamber of Commerce today announced that the Bluegrass Commerce Park in Jeffersontown, Kentucky has been designated AT&T Fiber Ready.
The AT&T Fiber Ready designation helps economic development leaders more effectively position their communities for site selection by emphasizing the availability of high-speed, fiber-based services.
In today's world, connectivity is vital to new employers and businesses of every type.
"Jeffersontown has long been attractive to investment and to business opportunities, and the infrastructure that AT&T has deployed in our community has consistently kept us as a strong contender as we compete to attract new employers," said Jeffersontown Mayor Bill Dieruf. "With the AT&T Fiber Ready designation we can highlight the presence of this vital fiber-optic infrastructure as we continue to recruit new employers to the area."
AT&T has been deploying high-speed, fiber-optic infrastructure across the Commonwealth for years, and the AT&T Fiber Ready designation is a tool for economic development leaders to highlight the assets available in their facilities.
"The speeds and capacity that is possible over fiber-optic infrastructure is essential for a growing number of businesses today, and while AT&T has offered fiber connections and gigabit speeds to our business community for a number of years, this designation will help us to emphasize the resources that Jeffersontown offers when companies are deciding where they want to base their operations," said John Cosby, president of the Jeffersontown Chamber of Commerce.
"For years, AT&T has invested in Kentucky to deliver high-speed Internet in urban and rural areas all across the Commonwealth using the latest wired and wireless technologies, and this announcement offers an opportunity to highlight AT&T's fiber infrastructure in the Bluegrass Commerce Park – infrastructure that is helping local businesses drive job creation," said Hood Harris, president of AT&T Kentucky. "AT&T Kentucky's employees are working hard every day to deploy our fiber-based network that delivers the high-speed Internet access that Kentuckians want and need, and the fiber-optic connectivity that is available in the Bluegrass Commerce Park is in place to meet the communications needs of businesses of all sizes."
For more information on AT&T Fiber Ready in Kentucky, visit: http://kentucky.att.com/.
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